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Cotton’s sudden boom raises specter of a bust San Joaquin Valley fields are white with cotton, and the price has quadrupled as Asian demand grows. But as one farmer asks, will people pay $2 or $3 more for a cotton shirt? By P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times, December 20, 2010 King Cotton is back. More […]

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Dec 21st, 2010 | Filed under Textile News

Textile Firms Squeezed by Costs by LIZA CASABONA Posted TUESDAY JULY 27, 2010 From WWD ISSUE 07/27/2010 Shopping the Texworld show. Photo By Kyle Ericksen NEW YORK — Pinched by higher raw material costs and pressured by buyers for faster turnarounds and lower prices, textile suppliers exhibiting at international textile shows here said they face daunting challenges. There is […]

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Jul 27th, 2010 | Filed under Textile News

Kimberly-Clark announced the nationwide availability of the limited edition Huggies Little Movers Jeans Diapers – a unique, fun and stylish denim-inspired fashion for babies during the summer months. The rest of the story: Kimberly-Clark Introduces Huggies Little Movers Jeans Diapers – Yahoo! Finance.

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May 21st, 2010 | Filed under Textile News
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By ELIZABETH HOLMES And RACHEL DODES After a decade of deflation, the cost of producing apparel is on the rise. Prices for cotton are up about 55% from a year earlier, and costs are rising for other raw materials as well as transportation and labor. Recession-scarred retailers, which have only recently recouped their profit margins, […]

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May 20th, 2010 | Filed under Textile News
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